GA Revision for EPFO, IBPS PO/Clerk and Other Exams – 584

GA Revision Questions for EPFO, IBPS PO/Clerk and Other exams.

  1. Recently Dindigul lock and Kandangi saree of which state got Geographical Indication Tag?
    A)West Bengal
    B)Tamil Nadu
    C)Manipur
    D)Assam
    E)Tripura
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Two well-known products from Tamil Nadu — Dindigul lock and Kandangi saree — have been given the Geographical Indication (GI) tag by The Geographical Indications Registry in Chennai.
  2. The Mega Vendor Meet 2019 held in Which city?
    A)Pune
    B)Chennai
    C)Lucknow
    D)Mumbai
    E)Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The research arm of Indian Railways, Research Designs and Standards Organization (RDSO) organized a special Mega Vendor Meet at RDSO in a significant move to show-case greater business opportunities in Railway sector in Lucknow. Industries from across the country were invited for this vendor meet to encourage their participation in Indian Railways supply chain development.

  3. India’s player Elavenil Valarivan is related to which of the following sports?
    A)Athlete
    B)Shooting
    C)Gymnastics
    D)Badminton
    E)Hockey
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Elavenil Valarivan is a sport shooter from Cuddalore, Tamilnadu.
  4. Which country has unveiled its missile defence system Bavar 373?
    A)Pakistan
    B)UAE
    C)Iran
    D)Iraq
    E)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Iran has unveiled a state-of-the-artsurface-to-air missile defense system Bavar-373 designed and manufactured by experts at home as the Islamic Republic marks National Defense Industry Day.
  5. Recently the government e marketplace signed MoU with Which organisation to benefit MSMEs and women entrepreneurs?
    A)RRB
    B)IRDA
    C)RBI
    D)SIDBI
    E)SEBI
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Government e Marketplace has signed an MoU with Small Industries Development Bank of India. The MoU aims to benefit MSMEs, women entrepreneurs, Self Help Groups, Women Self Help Groups and various loan beneficiaries under MUDRA and Stand-up India scheme.
  6. Recently Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated the 26th Mela of Ladakhi-Kisan-Jawan-Vigyan Mela in Which city/UT?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Leh
    C)Pune
    D)Gangtok
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
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    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated the 26th Mela of Ladakhi-Kisan-Jawan-Vigyan Mela in Leh.
  7. Recently RBI permitted processing of e-mandate on credit and debit cards for recurring transactions (merchant payments) with a cap of how much amount from Sep 1,2019?
    A)₹ 2000
    B)₹ 1000
    C)₹ 2500
    D)₹ 3000
    E) ₹ 3500
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has permitted processing of e-mandate on credit and debit cards for recurring transactions (merchant payments) with a cap of ₹2,000 from September 1.
  8. Recently which country carried out test missile of Ghaznavi?
    A)UAE
    B)China
    C)Pakistan
    D)Afghanistan
    E)US
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Pakistan has successfully carried out a night training launch of 290-km range surface-to-surface ballistic missile Ghaznavi. Ghaznavi was developed after studying Chinese M-11 missiles, which were delivered to Pakistan in 1987.
  9. How much amount was released by Centre to all states for promoting afforestation?
    A)₹47436 cr
    B)₹45465 cr
    C)₹74728 cr
    D)₹34567 cr
    E) ₹32360 cr
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Centre released Rs 47,436 crore to various states in a major boost towards promoting afforestation and achieving green objectives in the country. The money is released under the Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA).
  10. Where is the HQ of World Bank?
    A)Washington DC
    B)Paris
    C)Rome
    D)Geneva
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option A

  11. Recently Parthasarathi Mukherjee announced resignation from post of CEO.He was the former CEO of which bank?
    A)Kotak Mahindra Bank
    B)IDBI Bank
    C)Lakshmi Vilas Bank
    D)Indian Bank
    E)Bandhan Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Lakshmi Vilas Bank, the mid-sized private sector lender announced the resignation of its chief executive officer Parthasarathi Mukherjee.

  12. Recently World Anti Doping Agency suspended the accreditation of which country’s a national Dope Testing Laboratory for 6 months?
    A)USA
    B)Russia
    C)India
    D)China
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has suspended the accreditation of India’s National Dope Testing Laboratory (NDTL) for six months in what could be a massive blow to anti-doping movement in the country with less than a year left for Tokyo Olympics.
  13. Where is the headquarters of ICRA Ltd (Investment Information and Credit Rating Agency of India Limited)?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Hyderabad
    C)Kochi
    D)Gurugram
    E)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    It was a joint-venture between Moody’s and various Indian commercial banks and financial services companies.
  14. Recently Former Prime Minister and Congress leader Manmohan Singh took oath as a member of the Rajya Sabha from which state?
    A)Rajasthan
    B)Odisha
    C)Gujarat
    D)Uttarakhand
    E)Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Former Prime Minister and Congress leader Manmohan Singh took oath as a member of the Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan.
  15. Who was re appointed as chairman of Central Board of Direct Taxes?
    A)Ravneet Singh
    B)Pramod Sawant
    C)Pramod Chandra Mody
    D)Rishi Rana
    E) Yadvendra Singh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC), headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved “re-appointment” of Pramod Chandra Mody for a period of one year. Mody was to retire on August 31.

  16. Which state launched Mukhyamantri Parivar Samridhi Yojana?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Odisha
    C)Bihar
    D)Haryana
    E)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Haryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal Khattar launched Mukhyamantri Parivar Samridhi Yojana from Red Bishop, Panchkula.
  17. Which country’s men hockey team won the Olympic Test Event?
    A)Pakistan
    B)England
    C)India
    D)New Zealand
    E)Switzerland
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Indian men’s hockey team won the Olympic Test event, beating New Zealand 5-0 to avenge the loss it endured in their round robin clash.
  18. Who launched the book titled “The Diary of Manu Gandhi”?
    A)Prahlad Patel
    B)Giriraj Singh
    C)Rajnath Singh
    D)Narendra Modi
    E)Smriti Irani
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Culture and Tourism Minister Prahlad Singh Patel launched the book titled- the Diary of Manu Gandhi’. The book has been brought out by National Archives of India, on the occasion of 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi in collaboration with Oxford University Press.
  19. Which bank has appointed Srinivasan Vaidyanathan as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO)?
    A)YES Bank
    B)Federal Bank
    C)HDFC Bank
    D)ICICI Bank
    E)HSBC Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Private lender HDFC Bank has appointed Srinivasan Vaidyanathan as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO) as the bank seeks to strengthen compliance with regulatory norms. He was earlier Group Finance Head.
  20. Recently Nimu Bhowmik passes away.He was related to which field?
    A)Journalist
    B)Social Activist
    C)Actor
    D)Philosopher
    E)Singers
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Veteran actor Nimu Bhowmik who essayed major character roles in Bengali classics such as ‘Ganadebata’, ‘Baghini’ and ‘Dadar Kirti’ has passed away following prolonged illness. He was 84.

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